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United States. -- Army. -- American Expeditionary Forces

 Subject
Subject Source: Fast (Faceted Application Of Subject Terminology)

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Alfred D. Barksdale papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0465
Scope and Contents The papers consist of 8 items documenting the World War I U. S. Army career of Alfred Dickinson Barksdale (VMI Class of 1911). A member of Company L, First Virginia Infantry, National Guard, Barksdale was called to active duty during the World War I. Barksdale served in France with M Company, 116th Infantry, 29th Division, from 1917-1919. Included is a letter from Barksdale to his sister, dated August 20, 1918, written shortly after his arrival in France. He comments on the visit of Gen. John...

Eli B. Springs Scrapbook

 Item
Identifier: MS-0131
Scope and Contents VMI scrapbook compiled by Cadet Eli B. Springs. Includes clippings, programs, invitations, and other memorabilia from the academic years 1911-1912 and 1912-1913.

Also one scrapbook page (fragment) dating from Springs's service in France during World War I. Includes an armed forces "newspaper" called The Route Step (vol. 1 no. 1), dated July 15, 1918, "somewhere in France"; ticket stubs for military travel, and clippings.

John C. Nelson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0502
Scope and Contents Papers of John C. Nelson. Includes VMI scrapbook and related items. Also miscellaneous papers and photographs dating from his service as First Lieutenant, 119th Infantry, 30th Division, A.E.F.

John W. Downer collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0430
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a cased scrapbook presented to him on his 85th birthday in November 1966, containing biographical information, documents and photographs detailing his military career, including his service during World War I in France; one mounted photograph of Col. Downer; and Downer's presentation copy of the book "Report of the American Olympic Committee, Seventh Olympic Games, Antwerp, Belgium, 1920."

Randolph T. Pendleton papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0531
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous photographs and documents relating to Gen. Pendleton's military service in World War I and World War II.The World War I items include a German propanda flyer dropped from airplances over France shortly before the Armistice, "The German People Offer Peace", 1918; circular letter from King George V thanking U.S. soldiers - "...the people of the British Isles welcome you on your way to take your stand beside the Armies of many Nations...." (April 1918); GO 28-A, February...

Rice M. Youell collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0417
Scope and Contents A collection (10 items) of certificates and other items, primarily from the military career of Rice McNutt Youell, Class of 1914. Included are the citations for the Croix de Guerre and the Distinguished Service Cross, dating from his service in France during World War I.

Includes published history, "Twenty-Sixth Infantry in France, American Expeditionary Forces" (July 1919).

Samuel D. Rockenbach papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0001
Overview Papers (1889-1945) of United States Army officer Samuel Dickerson Rockenbach, notable for his role in the establishment of the U.S. Army Tank Corps during World War I and his postwar work in the development of tank warfare.

T. Randolph Perkinson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0473
Scope and Contents The bulk of the papers consists of miscellaneous items dating from Perkinson's the World War I service with HQ, 30th Division, as an aide-de-camp to General S. L. Faison. Documents include letters of recommendation, a special order, a battlefield map, and a leave of absence 30th Division and 119th Infantry histories. Also included are documents and photos dating from his cadetship and later life.

William M. Whittle Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0098
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the military papers of Captain William M. Whittle, VMI Class of 1917. Whittle served in World War I with the 314th Machine Gun Battalion and was sent to France in May 1918. The following is included:
  • A notebook containing war service chronology, notes concerning machine gun procedures, and names of officers in his unit
  • Military orders
  • Other documents and printed material
  • One photo of Whittle in his Army uniform, circa 1918